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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
be our speaker today. our other guest is roslyn wiseman. those of you who are parents have probably read her books. queen bee, queen bee wannabes, she has something else coming out that i'm probably not allowed it talk about yet, something to do with boys coming up. but i want to get started because our time is short. lee, first of all, tell us about bully, please, what was your inspiration for that. >> sure, we kind of met before, we definitely wanted to make our session a little more relaxed and so what we'll try and throw it out to questions pretty soon and have a bit of a free style banter amongst ourselves. but bully basically began as a, like most independent film makers, a dream, how can i possibly make this film, be able to capture bullying and give it a home, if you will, in something as durable and impactful as a documentary or a film. it very much grew from my own experiences of having been bullied as a kid and feeling like or taking the memory of how hard it was to communicate what was happening, to find agreement or adults or even to get my parents to advocate on my beh
Nov 11, 2012 11:15pm EST
. >> reporter: with the slam of a door they begin a your any. >> i thought -- they begin a journey. roslyn isn't just looking for an apartment. she's starting over. >> sometimes i slept in my car and the worst thing was when do you go to the restroom when you need to? >> reporter: this person is an iraq war veteran. she has a masters degree in business and undergraduate degree from american university. >> i have a lot of skills. i didn't have a job. >> reporter: she lost her home. >> we don't believe saying to you here's a bunch of good luck, god bless. we believe in helping you each step of the way. >> reporter: the d.c. housing authority's veterans affairs supportive housing program is giving ella a voucher for an apartment. now through this program they've already placed 130 veterans in homes and apartments in d.c. this year. when the real estate market turned, d.c.-based sanford capital had a lot of vacant apartments. they partnered with the housing authority to help themselves and the vets. >> we don't see it as a risk. we see it as an opportunity and that opportunity is to assist and
Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
accountable if you don't meet it. roslyn, let's pick up on tom's passion. he told me a couple points that are important, that is the consciousness awareness, this growing consciousness around bullying. and it's a question i guess that requires, has bullying gotten worse or have we gotten better to begin to recognize it? >> hard to know. tom and the president refer to as far too often as a rite of passage. we certainly are seeing evidence in ways that i don't recall, the levels of violence, the vitriolic violence, it's not just coming from the back of the school, it's coming at home, social media, you are inundated with it, the effects of it. we also certainly there's been an evolution of what we should tolerate. for me, for example, very early on in the administration i had the privilege of meeting with carl hoover walker's mother. he would have been 11 years old on the day that we were meeting. this was in the spring of 2009. and as she was leaving and she was talking about his death and he was one of the earliest stories that we had heard about a young person who had taken his own
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
. -- southbound along 270, our lanes are open. for folks coming inbond leaving roslyn headed over towards the key, not so much to worry about but trying to macthe turn to head outbound along canal road, that gets a little tricky because of the construction zone that is still here. traffic volume light at this hour. pick your lanes accordingly. be careful headed across the potomac. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. affic. >> thank you. >>> while you slept, an amber alert was issued for i amissing child in virginia. 18-month-old alexis rose carlisle was last seen yesterday in halifax virginia. police say she is traveling in a 1958 niece san station wagon. -- nissan station wagon. she is with eric eugene black and jennifer dawn carlisle. police believe they may have come to the d.c. area. investigators say the child is in extreme danger. anger. >>> a big story this morning. a verdict that surprised many in the case of a bowie state university student charged with murdering her roommate. 20-year-old alexis simpson was found not guilty on all seven counts she faced. the jury believ
Nov 16, 2012 4:25am EST
back over into roslyn. don't be caught off guard. this is dim -- definitely affecting the commute. we have roadwork on the inner loop traveling near new hampshire avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. ime traffic. thank you. >>> are the food place going too far? schools deciding what your kids can and can't eat. a ban on those sugary snacks at school and why some parents say enough is enough. stay with us. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granig taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. >>> fox 5 investigates cities and counties nationwide going after america's expanding waistline. the latest fight is against junk food in schools. >> sherry ly investigates how the school cafeteria is becoming the bat
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
the work. >>> today, the last day for rosaliros roslyn and cemetery closures. single tracking between twin brook and grovner and forest glenn and tacoma. >>> social media playing a big role in politics, both are using a site very popular with women to get their message across in pictures. pinterest, the site known for all things beautiful goes political, especially in d.c. >> people talk about hobbies, crafts, things like that but for and a board featuring gorgeous states parks called where romney could drill is a hit. also the golf courses of the obama administration, romney's private jets and pages ran by those close to the candidates. michelle obama and ann romney do their share of pinning. not the biggest driver of traffic, but that's okay. >> we can take little bits of our research, papers, pull out statistics and facts and put them out in a visual way and get them up on pinterest and reach people we may not have reached any other way. >> krafrtcrafts, food and drink, photography. none of the topics are related to politics. we asked e-mail and they say they don't comment
Nov 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
larger stage where he became a political force and a face in photo-ops. >> roslyn carter was campaigning for jimmy carter. i believe that was 1976. and there was going to be a rally downtown. literally, we stuffed the building. we were the rally. >> this photo of tim carter with the woman he loved, gloria, was taken at the golden gate bridge during another public appearance. >> when jim jones was asked to give the benediction for the new suicide prevention barrier that had been erected. >> that's right. only a year before jonestown took its own life, jim jones was praying over a suicide prevention barrier. in that summer of 1977, jones was facing increasing criticism from some members who fled the church because they no longer believed in jones. when "new west" magazine published an expose article about church beatings, jim jones suddenly decided to leave the country. he began putting his flock on planes to south america by the dozens day after day. teenagers and young children were among the first to go. parents followed. >> i got this phone call that says, it's time for you to go. and
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
of a door, they begin a journey. roslyn is starting over. >> there were times when i was sleeping in my car. >> thisern who as times has had no bathroom to use is an iraq war veteran. a has amaster's degree in business. >> i have a lot of skills but i don't have a job. >> reporter: she lost her home. >> we believe in helping you each step of the way. >> reporter: the d.c. housing authority's veterans affairs supportive housing program is giving her a vouch are for an apartment. they've already placed 130 veterans in homes and apartments in d.c. this year. when the real estate market turned, d.c.-based sanford capital had a lot of vacant apartments. they've partnered with the hospitalling authority to help themself and the vets. >> we don't see it as a risk. we see it as an opportunity. that opportunity is to assist and provide a veteran who served our country and give them the resources and the jump start to provide housing for them. >> reporter: 33% of homeless males are veterans. >> i think that the people we serve in our country have let us down because we should come home and
Nov 17, 2012 9:00am EST
tower here in northwest washington. looking out to the west past roslyn on the left and northern virginia. beautiful day today. a little cool but certainly not bad by november standards. 46 now at national airport. 45 here at the friendly peacock in northwest. 45 also at fredericksburg and solomon's island. 47 at the naval academy. 37 though in charlestown, west virginia. for today, nothing but sunshine. good-looking day to be outside. temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s. perfect day for college football. howard university the bison having a great year playing delaware state, a 1:00 kickoff on campus. 52 degrees. sunny and cool. a little bit of a north breeze. nothing to worry about. and jmu the dukes are hosting old dominion today. odu having a great season, 9-1 on the year. a 7:00 kickoff in harrisonburg, 41 degrees, clear and chilly. talk more about that, my beloved sooners in morgan town tonight, too. that game coming up. >>> the time is 9:32. checking our top stories police are investigating a deadly double stabbing at a metro station. police found two men stabbed at t
Nov 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
are big. >> let's go to our political newsroom in roslyn, virginia. where we have the politico global headquarters. >> well, you know, twitter can be an indicator of things. it is pretty much what you are talking about. we are seeing a lot of increased interest and momentum from the obama camp. some of the results came in from arizona. we will see how much that holds together. the reality is more and more as the night goes on, the majority are pro-obama. people are enthusiastic about the president's chance for reelection. mitt romney is trying to find a needle in a haystack at this point to showing you what is behind patrick gavin, the editor is right over his left shoulder. standing there is greg gordon underneath the politico sign. we have about 30 people in the newsroom on my covering every aspect of the campaign. we encourage you to visit we have the breakdown of how the states are coming in county by county. reflecting peoples interest in the campaign, the math is really easy to use and easy to manipulate and understand. >> in other breaking news, one of the
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